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Dry Creek Cabernet

Dry Creek Cabernet Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: The color is deep and the mouth-feel is full and round and the aromas combine dark fruit and tobacco in this 100% cabernet. The flavors of this wine hint at blackberry and chocolate with leather and cedar tones. This wine is ready now, but could also keep another five to seven years due to its tannin structure.

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Sauvignon:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted and significant among the five dominant varieties in France’s Bordeaux region, as well as the most successful red wine produced in California. Though it was thought to be an ancient variety, recent genetic studies at U.C. Davis have determined that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the hybrid offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon berries are small with black, thick and very tough skin. This toughness makes the grapes fairly resistant to disease and spoilage and able to withstand some autumn rains with little or no damage. It is a mid to late season ripener. These growth characteristics, along with its flavor appeal have made Cabernet Sauvignon one of the most popular red wine varieties worldwide.


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